Rooney Utd future 'in doubt'

Wayne Rooney is "angry and confused" over David Moyes' apparent comments that he sees the striker as back-up to Robin van Persie, according to Press Association sources.

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Chelsea still chasing Rooney

Chelsea aren't giving up on signing Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney.

Despite being told Rooney is not for sale, Jose Mourinho has revealled he is his ONLY transfer target this summer.

And he's been stirring things up by saying that a player who is second choice at a club is damaging their hopes of playing in next year's World Cup.

If Rooney does leave Old Trafford it could free up United to bring in Gareth Bale.

Reports suggest they could break the British transfer record and offer 60 million pounds for the Tottenham winger.

Well David Moyes hasn't been talking about his unsettled striker but Mourinho has.-

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Chelsea set sights on Rooney

Manchester United could be in for a long battle with Chelsea if they want to keep hold of Wayne Rooney. Despite being told striker is not for sale, Jose Mourinho has revealed he's the only transfer target of the summer for the London club.

Chelsea still want Rooney

Speculation over Wayne Rooney's future continues Credit: PA

Manchester United could be in for a long battle with Chelsea if they want to keep hold of Wayne Rooney. Despite being told striker is not for sale, Jose Mourinho has revealed he's the only transfer target of the summer for the London club.

United reject Chelsea bid for Rooney

Rooney looks set to stay at United for the moment Credit: PA

Manchester United have rejected an audacious bid from Chelsea for Wayne Rooney. Its reported that the Blues offered £10million, plus either Juan Mata or David Luiz for the 27-year-old. It looks increasingly likely that Rooney's nine-year stay at Old Trafford is coming to an end,

United have repeatedly said that Rooney is not for sale Credit: PA

The fact Mata and Luiz have been deemed expendable in such a deal seems particularly significant. But its no surprise that the Reds have rejected the offer - in recent weeks they have repeatedly insisted Rooney is not for sale.

But how long can the Reds hang onto him? Credit: PA

It is difficult to see how United can possibly hold that line right until the transfer window closes. For new manager David Moyes, it represents a tricky situation given he is attempting to bolster his squad rather than weaken it.

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Wayne Rooney's Manchester United future in doubt

Wayne Rooney is "angry and confused" over David Moyes' apparent comments that he sees the striker as back-up to Robin van Persie, according to Press Association sources.

Wayne Rooney. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Manchester United are remaining silent over the affair but the England international's future at Old Trafford is now in doubt, with Chelsea the bookmakers favourite to sign the forward.

The 27-year-old has no intention of playing second fiddle to last season's top scorer van Persie or being reduced to the rank of a squad player.

Rooney was sent home from the club's pre-season tour in Thailand after suffering from a hamstring injury.

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